EAC Network Mental Health Clinician/ Case Manager - Manhattan Treatment Court Mental Health Enhancement Project in New York City, New York
EAC Network seeks Mental Health Clinician/ Case Managers for its Mental Health Treatment Court Mental Health Enhancement Project program. The position is Monday-Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM. The position offers excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO).
Primary Purpose of Job:
The Mental Health Clinician/ Case Manager provides services and identification, screening, treatment planning, case management, and court reporting of eligible mentally ill clients.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Act as liaison to the courts and correctional facilities. Provide case-finding and screening services for cases within the Court in order to ascertain appropriate treatment for defendants.
Follows and implements a comprehensive screening to effectuate referrals to treatment and accompanies and/or arranges transportation for clients to the appropriate facility when necessary.
Maintain case documentation available for review by supervision at any time, i.e. client records, including progress notes and all other relevant information to assist clients and to comply with program requirements.
Assist clients in applying for and receiving public and private benefits.
Maintain a caseload and monitor client participation in the treatment program through case management appointments, reviewing progress reports and conferencing cases with treatment personnel.
Make periodic visits to treatment facilities and maintain accurate log of visits.
Prepare and present written and oral status reports to the criminal justice system in a timely manner regarding client's progress.
Investigate and arrange supportive services for clients.
Conducts educational and/or supportive groups.
Conduct drug testing on clients of the Program as needed and timely visits to treatment and correctional facilities.
Act as a resource to staff members for guidance in treatment planning and treatment needs.
Train and supervise interns and volunteer staff.
Assists supervisor with administrative tasks related to program management.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
LMSW, LCSW or LMHC required.
Good communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work cooperatively with treatment and criminal justice systems.
Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.